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On Tuesday, investigators survey the site of a Monday train derailment and fire just west of Casselton, N.D. (Forum News Service photo)

NTSB arrives to investigate collision near Casselton, N.D.

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By Kyle Potter and Archie Ingersoll


CASSELTON, N.D. – Trails of smoke lingered and flames dwindled amid scorched railcars Tuesday, a disturbing reminder of a huge oil-fueled blaze sparked by a train crash that officials agreed could have been drastically worse.

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